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St Ninian's Chapel,Sanda,cruciform stone

A Scheduled Monument in South Kintyre, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 55.2829 / 55°16'58"N

Longitude: -5.5801 / 5°34'48"W

OS Eastings: 172742

OS Northings: 604591

OS Grid: NR727045

Mapcode National: IRL Y5.FCRQ

Mapcode Global: GBR DGLR.BSN

Entry Name: St Ninian's Chapel,Sanda,cruciform stone

Scheduled Date: 7 December 1978

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4153

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Crosses and carved stones: cross (free-standing)

Location: Southend

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: South Kintyre

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Most probably H & D Barclay, architects; circa 1883.

Classical terrace 2-storeys, attics and basement; 3-bay

elevation to each house. Polished ashlar, mostly painted.

Steps oversailing basement to Ionic balustraded doorpiece.

Double-leaf panelled doors, inner vestibule doors tripartite

with glazed sidelights and fanlight. At ground floor: to

left; 4-light canted window; to right 5-light square window,

both with balustraded parapets. 1st floor windows in lugged

architraves; outer tripartite, central bipartite. Sash

windows, plate glass glazing. Continuous dentil cornice over

ground. Band course over 1st floor lintels; dentil cornice at

eaves. Deep incised parapet broken by bipartite pedimented

dormers supporting console scrolls and akroteria. Corniced

axial stacks, octagonal slate roofs.

Good interiors; coved plaster cornices to drawing rooms.

Corinthian hall screen, good carved timber door surrounds;

glazed cupola over stair.

Ashlar parapet to steps, either pierced quatrefoil or

balustraded. Low coped ashlar retaining/boundary wall to


To rear of No 10; mews cottage No 1 Montague Lane. 2 storey

stugged ashlar cottage, stonecleaned. Dormer window with

incised architrave. Wide carriage entrances to ground.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland




Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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